World leaders mourn death of UAE’s Sheikh Khalifa – World leaders have offered their condolences after the UAE announced the death of it’s President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Friday.
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed said the UAE lost “righteous son and leader” after death of Sheikh Khalifa.
“Khalifa bin Zayed, my brother, my mentor and my teacher, may God have mercy on you with his vast mercy and allow you into his paradise,” he wrote.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, offered his deepest condolences on Twitter, bidding farewell to the country’s leader.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi wrote on Twitter that he “mourns one of the most precious men and one of the greatest leaders, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.”
El-Sisi continued to say that the UAE leader was known for his giving nature, offering abundantly to his nation and people.
The Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf, said, “with the departure of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, we lost a Gulf and Arab leader and pioneer.”
Meanwhile, the Arab League and Iraq’s Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, also mourned the death of Sheikh Khalifa.
King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa sends condolences on death of #UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
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UAE Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai @HHShkMohd offers condolences on death of #UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Turkish President Erdogan sends condolences on death of #UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.